More stories about Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

  • Olympics: Six Olympians - Promoting Pools and Spas

    Olympic swimmers and divers have lent their names to myriad industry causes and companies over the years, whether it’s serving as a product spokesperson, attending trade shows or speaking with the press about the importance of pool and spa safety.

  • Tracing Cleaner Issues

    Though it would be nice if customers always had specific, accurate reasons for service calls, that isn’t always the case.

  • Ignorance Isn’t Bliss

    In the last issue of Pool & Spa News, we reported on two California bills that would levy taxes on a slew of services, pool care among them.

  • California Considers Service Taxes

    Pool service customers in California could soon pay a new service tax if certain lawmakers get their way.

  • Fan Favorite

    The oceanside community of Long Beach, Calif., forms the perfect backdrop for a trade show.

  • Media Matters

    Water clarity is a crucial aspect of pool maintenance, whether a job site involves a small family pool or a huge commercial vessel

  • Future Filtration

    The quest to create a filtration system that handles high flow rates and bather loads, filters the finest particles possible and stays unclogged with minimal maintenance has led to the development of some promising new technologies.

  • United They Stand

    A little over three years ago, Connecticut was preparing to adopt new energy regulations

  • Getting Energized

    Here in Florida, we’re not talking about the VGB Act anymore — we’re talking about our new energy code, which was based on the California code and is being implemented now.

  • The History of Concrete Pools: The People’s Pool

    When industry pioneer Philip Ilsley built the first gunite pool in 1940, he couldn’t have known that within four years a post-war economic boom would put the largest U.S. middle class in history at the feet of the new pool-construction industry.